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TEMPLETON – Beekeepers from Armstrong, Butler, Clarion and Indiana counties are looking forward to a day-long seminar on the care and feeding of feral bee colonies to be held at the Belmont Complex in Kittanning on Saturday, Jan. 19. The wild bees are proving to be a more robust option in th…

CLARION – Drew Welsh, who has served the past eight years as Clarion County’s first assistant district attorney, announced last week that he will seek the Republican nomination for district attorney in the May primary election.

PAINT TWP. – A Brookville man accused of slashing another patron’s throat at a New Bethlehem bar last fall had all charges held for court following a preliminary hearing on Jan. 11 before District Judge Timothy Schill at the Clarion County Jail.

CLARION – Clyde “Ed” Heasley, 65, a lifelong resident of Farmington Township, has announced his intention to seek the Democratic nomination for re-election to a four-year term as Clarion County Commissioner in the May 21 primary election.

CLARION – 2018 ended on a high noted for the Clarion County Jail, as the Paint Township facility finished the year more than $135,000 under budget.

REDBANK TWP. – Jeffrey A. Himes of Redbank Township, Clarion County, announced last week his intention to seek a fourth term as Clarion County Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts.

NEW BETHLEHEM – With the success over the past several years of the New Bethlehem Peanut Butter Festival’s Wine Walk, Redbank Valley Chamber of Commerce organizers announced last week that the event will branch off from the Peanut Butter Festival, and expand to include much more than wine.

EAST BRADY – East Brady officials had barely finished going over the December police report with New Bethlehem Police Dept. Chief Robert Malnofsky when two local women arrived at the Jan. 2 meeting to complain that increased police patrols were bad for business.

NEW BETHLEHEM – On the heels of a successful Hometown Heroes banner project, veterans in the Redbank Valley area are ramping up efforts to bring a more permanent place of recognition to those who have served the United States.

NEW BETHLEHEM – Incumbent District Judge Jeffery C. Miller is seeking re-election for his third term as magisterial district judge in District Court 18-3-04, based in New Bethlehem, Clarion County.

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